AG100 - Reaction Paper 1

AG100 - Reaction Paper 1 - Serving Healthy Food Choices The...

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Serving Healthy Food Choices The saying “you are what you eat” often goes in one ear and out the other. Most people use the logic that if it tastes good, they’ll eat it. Besides the fact that the tastiest food is not always the most nutritious, it can also be harmful to the environment, those producing the food, and other aspects that inevitably affect everyone. An average person’s meal usually consists of some form of meat, but when so much meat needs to be produced, the animals are not seen as living, breathing things, but as a unit of production. They are stunned, injected, shoved, shot, and given food and antibiotics to make them grow at an unnatural rate. Although animals may have been put on this earth to be eaten, they were not put here to be treated in such inhumane ways. Granted, there are health benefits to eating meat, but there are also health benefits from restraining from it as well. There is not as much worry about cross contamination, bacteria, e coli, and other health risks, and you are not eating something that has been
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2008 for the course AG 100 taught by Professor Yee during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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